Setty Li Magaña, MD, PhD

The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital

Setty M. Magaña, MD, PhD, is an attending physician-scientist and co-Director of the Pediatric Neuroimmunology Program at Nationwide Children’s and Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Neurology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine.  She completed her Medical Degree from the University of Minnesota, her Clinical and Translational Sciences PhD at Mayo Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Child & Adolescent Neurology Residency at Mayo Clinic College, and a Neuroimmunology and Neuroinfectious Diseases fellowship at NIH.   She serves on the International Pediatric MS Study Group, National Enterovirus D68 Basic Science Working Group, Acute Flaccid Myelitis Working Group and the International Society for Extracellular Vesicles CSF Task Force.

Dr. Magaña’s translational pediatric neuroimmunology lab is focused on understanding how extracellular vesicles (EVs) mediate cross-talk between cells of the developing nervous and immune systems and how EV-cargo (e.g. miRNA) may contribute to CNS neuroinflammation. 


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